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KLINT, Hilma af (1862 - 1944), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KLINT, Hilma af (1862 - 1944), Painter

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Swedish, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born 26 October 1862, in Stockholm; died 21 October 1944.


Hilma af Klint's output consisted mainly of representations of constructions and nestling boxes of geometric forms based on the square and circle, which she painted in warm colours on black or grey backgrounds. There is a Hilma af Klint foundation in Stockholm.

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